Clinical Social Worker, BSW (PRN/Wage) - UAI Specialist
Job ID: R0039675 | Allied Health Specialist | PRN/Wage | Charlottesville, VA
The BSW social worker, in conjunction and collaboration with MSW/LCSW social workers, screens and briefly assesses patients to identify their medical, psychosocial, and financial needs and appropriate services. Participates in ongoing team huddles with fellow Department of Social Work members to ensure quality of care in case assignment and level of intervention. Refers patients/families with identified social work needs to the MSW or LCSW social worker for comprehensive assessment. Works effectively within an interdisciplinary team model. Provides generalist social work services to patients and their families while maximizing utilization of personal family community and healthcare resources as related to management of the Medical Center process and disease continuum. Completes the Uniformed Assessment Instrument (UAI) and other government forms (local state and federal) as appropriate to access available benefits and services for patients. Arranges appropriate services, makes referrals to community resources, and educates patients and families regarding these resources. With the support of administrative assistant staff and in collaboration with colleagues and leadership, maintains a directory of current information regarding community resources eligibility requirements.
  • Completes initial screening patients in coverage area per department standards.
  • Coordinates with MSW/LCSW and Nurse Case Manager for high-risk and complex patients to ensure continuity of care.
  • Explores patient/families current and projected financial resources for healthcare and essential needs (employment, SSDI, SSI, Worker's Compensation, STD, LTD, and FMLA).
  • Acts as a patient advocate.

Position Compensation Range: $22.39 - $35.82 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited social work program required.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: None.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires sitting for prolonged periods, standing/walking or use of assistive, and climbing (stairs, steps). Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to hear, speak, see, distinguish colors, read, and write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull <20 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.



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Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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